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RECAP: Sunderland AFC news - takeover and manager latest, chief scout quits, Brian Oviedo's future, Fabio Borini AC Milan move, Celtic friendly & more

It's been a summer of uncertainty at the Stadium of Light this summer but things could be about to change on that front with a takeover edging ever closer.
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Fabio Borini

Sunderland give Fabio Borini permission to have Milan medical

Sunderland striker Fabio Borini is on the brink of a shock move to Italian giants AC Milan.

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All the rumours from around the football world

Transfer rumours: Newcastle linked with £26million double swoop, Sunderland takeover edges closer plus Man United, Arsenal, Everton and Man City make the headlines

In order to land targets Andreas Samaris and Lisandro Lopez from Benfica, Newcastle will have to stump up around £26million, according to reports in Portugal.
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Robbie Stockdale, second left, in the dug out with David Moyes, Adrian Tucker and Paul Bracewell at  during a pre-season friendly last year.

No manager in for start of pre-season training, but Sunderland are in safe hands with Robbie Stockdale

“You are like a sponge, soaking things up all the time.”

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Sunderland owner Ellis Short

Crunch talks with German and US consortiums nearing a conclusion in Sunderland takeover saga

Crunch takeover talks at Sunderland could be resolved by the end of this week, it is understood.

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Loads of attractions, but I decided to turn down Sunderland job – Derek McInnes

Derek McInnes admits Sunderland were the first club to make him think twice about leaving Aberdeen, but the prospect of a bright future at Pittodrie was too good to leave.

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Sunderland striker Fabio Borini

Sunderland forward Fabio Borini nears exit door with Lazio closing in

Lazio are closing in on a deal for Sunderland forward Fabio Borini as the club’s major summer overhaul continues.

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All the rumours from around the football world...

Transfer rumours: Newcastle eye £20million defender, Sunderland ruled out of move plus Man United, Liverpool and Chelsea make the headlines

Newcastle United have been linked with a £20million move for Benfica's Argentine defender Lisandro Lopez, according to reports in Portugal.

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Jack Rodwell

Five Sunderland players who could shine in the Championship

Pre-season will begin on Thursday with uncertainty hanging over much of the Sunderland squad.

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Daryl Murphy

Newcastle striker Daryl Murphy is the perfect fit for Sunderland - Mick McCarthy

Sunderland should target Newcastle United striker Daryl Murphy to spearhead their Championship charge - that's the view of former boss Mick McCarthy.

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Transfer rumours: Newcastle eye French forward, Sunderland defender links plus Man United, Arsenal, Man City & Chelsea make the headlines

French youth international wideman Adama Diakhaby is reportedly interesting Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez, according to L'Equipe.

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Jurgen Klinsmann.

Jurgen Klinsmann and Jens Keller linked with Sunderland’s top job

Sunderland have been strongly linked with two German managers, with a takeover of the club reportedly imminent.

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Michael Ledger.

Defender aims for Sunderland first-team football – or he could go out on loan

Michael Ledger is targeting first-team football at Sunderland after a successful loan spell in Norway – as clubs across Europe weigh up a move for the defender.

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Bain negotiated a �30m deal for Jordan Pickford

Martin Bain’s reaction to Twitter speculation – and how his work behind the scenes at Sunderland goes on

Martin Bain hasn’t had much to smile about since he took over the reins at Sunderland last summer, but, sat at his desk on Thursday evening, he allowed himself a small chuckle.

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John OShea.

Sunderland defender John O’Shea snubs Wolverhampton Wanderers to sign new Black Cats deal

John O’Shea is set to extend his Sunderland stay into a seventh season.

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EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey.

Sunderland among EFL clubs to make donation to Grenfell Tower disaster fund

Sunderland and their fellow EFL clubs have agreed to donate a six-figure sum to the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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Transfer Rumours: Ex-Graham Carr target in £63m Liverpool bid; Sunderland transfer strategy, Man United’s £50m move for Arsenal ace

Graham Carr may have left Newcastle United this week, but one of the players he recommended the Magpies sign could be on the verge of a huge transfer to Liverpool.

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David Moyes

Sunderland scour German market for transfer bargains

Sunderland are looking at bargain buys in the German transfer market – regardless of whether a takeover goes through.

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The Fulwell73 execs

Fullwell73 statement: "Sunderland is biggest club in North East...Premier League is only place it belongs"

TV executives Leo Pearlman, Gabe Turner and Ben Turner have pulled out of a bid to buy Sunderland AFC from Ellis Short.

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Sunderland's Stadium of Light stadium.

Tough start as Sunderland’s fixtures reveal size of the task ahead

Sunderland's 2017-18 Championship fixtures have been released with a home game against Derby County to kick off the Championship campaign.

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